Zinnia Seeds - Persian Carpet
- Seed Count: 50 Seeds
- Maturity Date: Approximately 60-70 days from planting
- Plant Type: Bushy, annual
- Flower Characteristics: Vibrant multi-colored blooms with unique patterns
- Ideal Growing Conditions: Full sun, moderate water, well-drained soil
- Height and Spread: Grows up to 24-30 inches tall, 18-24 inches wide
- Attracts Pollinators: Ideal for attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
- Culinary and Ornamental Uses: Suitable for cut flowers, borders, and garden beds
History: The Persian Carpet Zinnia is a celebrated heirloom variety, known for its stunning, multi-colored, patterned blooms that resemble a Persian carpet. This variety, a member of the Zinnia family, has been cherished in gardens for its vibrant colors and ease of growth, making it a favorite among both novice and experienced gardeners.
Uses: Persian Carpet Zinnias are primarily ornamental, with their colorful and distinctive blooms adding brilliance to any garden setting. They are perfect for creating lively borders or as a feature in garden beds. The blooms also make excellent cut flowers for arrangements due to their unique appearance and long vase life.
Growth Habit & Planting Instructions: These zinnias are bushy annuals and grow best in full sun conditions. Plant the seeds 1/4 inch deep in well-drained soil, spacing them about 12 inches apart to allow for their full spread. Regular watering, particularly during dry spells, and occasional deadheading will encourage continuous blooming throughout the season. They are relatively low maintenance, making them suitable for a variety of garden styles.